Chef Clement Chan invited me in to try his new menu of which it featured many new dishes.
Miso Corny was juicy and full of flavours, Hickory smoked corn, miso butter, togorashi.
Taco Time Smoked pork hock, miso, pickled onion, crispy shallots, salsa verde, a modern Asian take on a taco.
Bun Me Chinese steamed bun, marinated green cabbage, slow roasted beef brisket, root beer BBQ sauce and a spicy kick of chillies.
Rabbit Food Mixed kale salad, gem tomatoes, Jinhua ham, shaved parm, crispy quinoa, lemon essence, anchovy buttermilk dressing, making this one tasty salad.
Lucky Tiger Ramen Korean style cold ramen, cucumbers, beansprouts, mustard compressed radish, Yong Yong’s special sauce, refreshing and light.
Peaches & Cream Heirloom tomatoes, local compress peaches, kohlrabi, and a delicious orange buttermilk vinaigrette.
Veggie Tales Buccatini pasta, wild kale, foraged mushrooms, gem tomatoes, toasted hazelnuts, grated parm, yuzu butter.
Skaterboy Brown butter poached skate, trumpet mushrooms, market veggies, sour apple and cucumber nage, hollandaise emulation, truffle hollandaise motoyaki, a very good dish.
Give a Dog a Bone, what an incredible creative dish with Smoked bone marrow, beef luck lac, pickled greens, market veggies, crispy potato noodles.
Milk & Cookie Vanilla panna cotta, yuzu gelée, raspberry coulis, almond and black sesame shortbread, my favourite of the two desserts that I tried.
The Bullwinkle Show Dark chocolate mousse, hazelnut chocolate wafer, fresh fruit, passion fruit foam.
Torafuku is located at 958 Main Street in Vancouver. You can call to make reservations at 778-903-2006 and follow them on Twitter @torafukuYVR
By: Richard Wolak